Written by Carolina Miranda
Years ago, I decided to dedicate my professional career to creating a more just and equitable society. I chose to do this by focusing on the private sector, by helping companies to operate in ways that are more socially and environmentally responsible.
Much of that work has involved helping companies to operationalize abstract concepts into practical changes that can be made within their organizations. It’s great to have ideals — I’m an idealist at heart — but at the end of the day, it’s actions that make a difference.
These are the questions that I’ve been drawn to and that I have made the focus of my work. As I survey the landscape of where our society stands at this point in time, I still come back to them and ask myself, “What actions can individual companies take to address systemic racism?”
The suggestions below reflect specific practices that we as business owners can implement to change our organizations from within. If you’re not the business owner, you can still raise these issues within your company.
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